Jeddah Light

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Jeddah Light
Jeddah Light
Jeddah Light is located in Saudi Arabia
Jeddah Light
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia
Coordinates21°28′7.14″N 39°8′58.98″E / 21.4686500°N 39.1497167°E / 21.4686500; 39.1497167Coordinates: 21°28′7.14″N 39°8′58.98″E / 21.4686500°N 39.1497167°E / 21.4686500; 39.1497167
Year first constructed1990[1]
Constructionconcrete and steel tower
Tower shapecylindrical tower with a spheric observation building with balcony on the top
Markings / patternwhite tower
Tower height133 metres (436 ft)
Focal height140 metres (460 ft)[2]
Range25 nautical miles (46 km; 29 mi)
CharacteristicFl (3) W 20s.
Admiralty numberD7299.509
NGA number112-30554
ARLHS numberSAU-003[3]

Jeddah Light is an active lighthouse in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. With a height of approximately 436 feet (133 m) it "has a credible claim to be the world's tallest light tower".[3] It is located at the end of the outer pier on the north side of the entrance to Jeddah Seaport.

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  1. ^ Jeddah Port Control Tower, Emporis website
  2. ^ List of Lights, Pub. 112: Western Pacific and Indian Oceans Including the Persian Gulf and Red Sea (PDF). List of Lights. United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. 2017. p. 544. Listed as "Jiddah".
  3. ^ a b Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Saudi Arabia". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.